Certified Network Defender

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Certified Network Defender is a network security course designed to help organizations create and deploy the most comprehensive network defense system.


Course Description

The Certified Network Defender (CND) certification program focuses on training network administrators to protect, detect, respond to, and predict threats on the network. This builds upon the typical knowledge and skills of network administrators in network components, traffic, performance and utilization, network topology, system locations, and security policies.

Course Benefits

This course includes:

  • Certified instructor Led training
  • Online course delivery option
  • Voucher included for virtually proctored certification exam

Who Should Attend?

  • Network Administrators
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Security Administrator
  • Engineer/Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Engineer
  • Security Analyst/Operator
  • Network Defense Technician

What You Will Learn

  • Understanding network security management
  • Learn basic of first response and forensics
  • Establish network security policies and procedures
  • Understanding indicators of Compromise, Attack, and Exposures (COE)
  • Windows and Linux security administration
  • Building threat intelligence capabilities
  • Setting mobile and IoT device security
  • Establishing and monitoring log management
  • Implementing data security techniques on networks
  • Implementing endpoint security 
  • Embedding virtualization technology security 
  • Configuring optimum firewall solutions
  • Determining cloud and wireless security
  • Understanding and using IDS/IPS technologies
  • Deploying and using risk assessment tools
  • Establishing Network Authentication, Authorization, Accounting (AAA)  
  • Course Outline
    • Module 01: Network Attacks and Defense Strategies
    • Module 02: Administrative Network Security
    • Module 03: Technical Network Security
    • Module 04: Network Perimeter Security
    • Module 05: Endpoint Security-Windows Systems
    • Module 06: Endpoint Security-Linux Systems
    • Module 07: Endpoint Security- Mobile Devices
    • Module 08: Endpoint Security-IoT Devices
    • Module 09: Administrative Application Security
    • Module 10: Data Security
    • Module 11: Enterprise Virtual Network Security
    • Module 12: Enterprise Cloud Network Security
    • Module 13: Enterprise Wireless Network Security
    • Module 14: Network Traffic Monitoring and Analysis
    • Module 15: Network Logs Monitoring and Analysis
    • Module 16: Incident Response and Forensic Investigation
    • Module 17: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
    • Module 18: Risk Anticipation with Risk Management
    • Module 19: Threat Assessment with Attack Surface Analysis
    • Module 20: Threat Prediction with Cyber Threat Intelligence